Recently, Eric Boehm, Curator, Aviation and Aircraft Restoration of the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum, in NYC found this vintage copy of MAN in a desk drawer aboard the USS Intrepid (CV-11). The 1946 August edition of Model Airplane News was in great shape and still had the postage and post mark on the [...]
First Person View (FPV) RC flying is one of the hottest new interests in our RC hobby today. Live feed video instantly transmitted from the aircraft down to the pilot who wears video goggles or glasses provides a unique window on the world. It is as if you were in the model’s cockpit. This development is so [...]
Model Airplane News June 2012 magazine on sale now. Check out some pics from the issue on the members site!
Another masterpiece from BEST PILOTS! LOTHAR VON RICTHOFEN the younger brother of the infamous “The Red baron” (Manfred Von Ricthofen) is an ideal subject for the cockpit of your next 1/4-scale WW1 German Aeroplane. This full-figure, lightweight pilot not only raises the bar in authentic scale realism – it blows it away! Lothar, is chocked full [...]
Sit back and relax. It’s time for another episode of The Radio Control Show! In episode 152 we take a look at an impressive McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom by Rai Gonzalez (thanks to our friends at SKS video) as well as an in depth look at the Horizon Hobby AS3X stabilization system with John Reid. [...]
Our good friend Lee Estingoy from Castle Creations finished up his giant scale electrified CARF-Models F4U-1D Corsair and logged in his first flight on it. Lee was happy to, as he put it, finally get this bird in the air. He goes on to say: Couldn’t have asked for a better flying plane or power [...]